Arkansas State University-Newport

Tel: (870)512-7800
2,064 students
Public institution
Arkansas State University Newport is a great place to start one’s higher education whether it is for job training, professional certification, general education requirements, or an Associates degree. Arkansas State University Newport's mission is to provide an affordable, quality education. ASUN is an institution where students come first, learning is a reality, goals are obtained and dreams are fulfilled. ASU-Newport is a great place to start if your goal is to obtain a General Equivalency Diploma, an Associate Degree, professional development, personal development or to transfer to another institution. We value partnerships in developing relevant educational programs and in providing learning opportunities and seamless educational services to the community we serve.
School Highlights:
Arkansas State University-Newport serves 2,064 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Arkansas State University-Newport is the only community colleges within Jackson County, AR.
The nearest community college is University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (26.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
College Arkansas State University-Newport Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 82 staff
61 staff
Arkansas State University-Newport Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,064 has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,064 students 1,296 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
21:1
Arkansas State University-Newport Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 954 students
814 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,110 students
1,040 students
Arkansas State University-Newport Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Arkansas State University-Newport Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Arkansas State University-Newport Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
13%
15%
Arkansas State University-Newport Black (2006-2013)
% White
75%
51%
Arkansas State University-Newport White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Arkansas State University-Newport More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Arkansas State University-Newport Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Arkansas State University-Newport Non Resident (2011-2013)
Arkansas State University-Newport Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.42 0.68
Arkansas State University-Newport Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,400 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,266 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,400 $5,660
Arkansas State University-Newport In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,266 $10,250
Arkansas State University-Newport Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Arkansas State University-Newport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,743 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,432 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.